AutHer Awards 2021 declares its top winners
JK Paper and The Times of India have recently declared the winners of AutHer Awards 2001.
In the Fiction category, the award was bagged by Jahnavi Barua for Undertow published by Penguin Random House India while the runners-up prize was won by Madhavi Mahadevan for Bride of the Forest published by Speaking Tiger. The Best Author Non-Fiction was bagged by Shylashri Shankar for her book Turmeric Nation published by Speaking Tiger while a special jury recommendation went to Sai Paranjype, author of A Patchwork Quilt published by HarperCollins India.
The Best Author Debut Award was jointly shared by Lavanya Lakshminarayan for her book Analog Virtual published by Hachette Book Publishing and Deepa Anappara for Djinn Patrol in the Purple Line published by Penguin Random House India.
While, Rasil Ahuja won the Best Author Children’s Award for her book Unfair published by Penguin Random House India.
The Popular Choice Award was shared by Anuja Chandramouli for Mohini the Enchantress published by Rupa Publications India and Preeti Shenoy for When Love Came Calling published by Srishti Publishers & Distributors.
Legendary author and historian Romila Thapar was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.